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Mar 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
show "star trek" wrote in to president gerald ford petitioning him to change the name of the shuttle to enterprise, and president ford agreed, and so the shuttle was named enterprise. >> the pavilion is filled with lots of interesting things to see, and there's more to come. the intrepid museum is raising money to create an even more spectacular exhibit... >> and we hope inspire future generations of astronauts and engineers and scientists. >> no doubt about it. this is one piece of american history that's truly out of this world. for "tkn," i'm brandon. beam me up, scotty. >> the future is being invented by the teens of today. alexa reports on the winners of a major nationwide competition. this report is brought to you by toshiba. >> they came from all across the united states and canada with ideas ranging from new ways to treat cancer to shoulder pads that cool overheated football players. these kids took top honors at exploravision. it's a science competition sponsored by toshiba in partnership with the national science teachers association. >> when we started 20 years ago
Mar 30, 2013 2:30pm PDT
these kids, chess if far more than just a game. it can be a life-changing game plan, and that's a smart move. >> if you wear earbuds or headphones walking to school, you could be walking into trouble. wearing a headset increases your chances of getting hurt. you may not hear the warning sounds of approaching danger, like a car. in fact, accidents with people listening to their mp3 players have tripled in recent years. so, here's some sound advice -- keep the volume low enough to still be aware of what's going on around you. i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america... and to the republic for which it stands... one nation, under god... indivisible, with liberty... and justice for all. our disabled veterans pledged to sacrifice life and limb to ensure our way of life. now, they deserve our support. find out how you can help disabled veterans in your community. visit um]um] ♪[tum] ♪[tum] ♪[tum] ♪[tum] ♪[tum] ♪[tum] [phone ring,] car brakes hard [phone ring] [car crash] glass shatters [sirens] this video was submitted by a student through the
Mar 9, 2013 2:30pm PST
changes or whatever, that generation know is there to do that for them and to have that conversation starter. and i'm asking all of us girls to come together to be the first generation committed to learning more about our health. >> u by kotex created generation know to empower girls to learn about their bodies. >> so thinking about how we talk about our bodies is connected to how we value our bodies. >> workshops like these are being held all across america. >> more than half of girls in society get their information from friends, from tv. most of the stuff is just kind of like word of mouth. >> and all too often, that information is misinformation. many of the stories that are passed on from girl to girl just aren't true. they're actually myths. >> so part of this workshop is to actually bust some of these myths and be like, "okay, these are some of the things you all are hearing. are they true? are they false?" >> generation know was informational and very helpful towards knowing stuff that other people might not know and might tell me the wrong things. >> my favorite part was whe
Mar 16, 2013 2:30pm PDT
government changed some of the laws that protected the nation's drinking water. >> ♪ so it all goes back to 2005 ♪ ♪ bush said gas drillers didn't have to comply ♪ ♪ with the safe drinking water act ♪ ♪ before too long it was "frack, baby frack" ♪ ♪ until the break of dawn >> with fracking that's not properly regulated comes another threat -- the release of toxic gas into the air. >> so, on top of the drinking water being contaminated and undrinkable, the air is also posing a serious health problem, as well. >> alex is from the environmental working group. they want to prevent pollution. rachel works for a company that represents the gas industry. they want to help america benefit from an important source of fuel. both sides probably agree on one thing... >> ♪ now, it's not that drillers should never be fracking ♪ ♪ but the current regulation is severely lacking ♪ ♪ reduce the toxins, contain the gas and wastewater ♪ ♪ and the people won't get sick ♪ ♪ and the planet won't get hotter, hotter, hotter ♪ >> it's an ongoing tug-of-war between the need
Mar 30, 2013 4:00pm PDT
world, now in over 106 countries, and asks them to change the world. >> i help the senior citizens locally through a charity. >> i'm an adviser for prep for prep on saturdays, which is this program that helps low-income kids get into independent schools. >> i'm going to nicaragua to build for a community. >> i definitely want to start a charity for people and children in the world who don't have everything that we have, but i don't really know how to. >> we often report on service projects kids are doing. that's how we found out about y.s.a. it helps great ideas find support and funding. according to y.s.a., there are four ways kids can change the world. >> the first is through awareness, where they raise awareness about big issues. second thing is service, where they intervene. they provide their time and their talents to a big problem. third is through advocacy, where they might do letters to the editors, have their voices heard. and then finally, philanthropy, 'cause sometimes it just takes money to solve a problem. >> which means that even simple fundraising events like car was
Mar 2, 2013 4:00pm PST
, a former communist area in central europe. this is the changing of the guard at prague castle. according to the guinness book of records, it's the biggest castle in the world. begun around 900 c.e., prague castle is a hodgepodge of buildings erected over the centuries. here's where prince wenceslas lived. yes, he's the same good king wenceslas we sing about during christmas. >> ♪ good king wenceslas looked out on the feast of stephen ♪ >> prague's glory days were during the reign of charles iv. in the 1300s, charles made the city part of the holy roman empire. he also established charles university, the first university in central europe. prague still attracts students from all over. >> it's my favorite city that i've been to in the world. and i love the architecture. i love the culture. i love how efficient public transportation is. >> he's right. getting around prague is easy. from trains to trams to horse-drawn carriages and river boats for sightseers. but most of all, it's a city for walking. there's so much to see and hear. [ small ensemble plays ] and you had better
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